Coding Burns in ICD-9-CM
Burns are assigned to categories 940 through 949 in ICD-9-CM and include burns due to electricity, flames, hot objects, lightning, radiation, chemicals, and scalding.
Burns also are classified by depth, extent, and, where needed, agent (E code). By depth, burns are classified as first....
You are trying to access a resource only available to AHIMA members. Join today to have full access to everything in the BoK, take advantage of all the benefits of AHIMA membership, and become part of a network of more than 103,000 health information management professionals strong.